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Get out your calendars! We are pleased to announce our ski trip schedule for the 2017 ski season. Please use the dates below to plan your upcoming ski season. If you plan on participating in any of these trips, please reply to this e-mail and indicate which trips you plan on participating in. It will help the board gauge the interest level in each trip and also to allow us to know who to contact for feedback during the planning stages of each trip.

2017 Trips

January 13-16 Mammoth Drive Up Trip (Martin Luther King Weekend)

January 18-22 Aspen Gay Ski Week – We will offer both a full week and partial week trip

January 26-29 Mammoth Drive Up Trip

February 6-19 Hokkaido, Japan with side trips to Sapporo Snow Festival, Shirakawa-go (World Heritage Site), and Tokyo

February 23-26 Mammoth Drive Up Trip at Mammoth Creek Inn

March 1-4 Telluride Gay Ski Week

March 16-19 Mammoth Elevation Bus Trip

Late March Mammoth Drive Up Trip – Depending on what snow conditions are this season and if there is interest, we can add on another drive up trip

June 14-18 Yosemite

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Aspen Trip Details
Wednesday January18 to Sunday January 22, 2016

PRICING FOR GROUP ECONOMY AIR, LODGING, LIFT TICKETS, AND TRANSFERS
1 Sign–up by November 11: $1600 per person
2 NO Air Option: Deduct $480
3 NO Lift ticket Option: Deduct $285
4 Trip Insurance: Add 6% of Trip cost

AIR
DL4929
18JAN LAXASE 1050A 207P * WE

DL4910
22JAN ASELAX 1234P 200P * SU

ACCOMODATIONS
Gant Condominiums
The Gant is Aspen Colorado’s premier condominium resort, and provides the comforts of home with the services of a fine hotel, all within a world-class destination. The Gant is perfectly located just blocks away from downtown Aspen, which offers more than 300 shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Guest amenities at the Gant include valet parking, bell and concierge service, complimentary airport and in-town transportation. The Gant is also the only full-service condominium resort in Aspen to offer on-property food and beverage service with Pepperjack’s Cafe.

Location:
• 3 Blocks to Gondola
• Private Shuttle Service

-3 Day Ski pass valid at Aspen/ Snowmass/ Aspen Highlands/ Buttermilk

Payment and Sign-Up Schedule:
Either email this Sign-Up sheet to Moises Cruz, OR, snail mail everything to the Arriba address listed below by the required dates.

Payment Schedule
November 11 a deposit of $500 is due.
December 9 the trip balance is due.
Insurance Rates: 6% of trip cost

Payment Methods
– By personal Check made out to Arriba Ski Club. Checks should reference trip and payment, i.e. Aspen Deposit, Aspen Final payment

Checks should be mailed to:
Arriba Ski and Snowboard Club
Attn: Out of State Trips
P.O. Box 69611
West Hollywood, CA 90069-0611

– By Credit cards through Paypal is the only acceptable credit card payment. Go to the following link to make your payment where you can pay any amount in the Nonstandard Payment section
Please specify trip/ double/ single so we know how to apply your payment
Please note that Paypal adds a fee to make credit card payments, therefore you will see an amount approximately 3% higher than your payment.

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Japan Trip Details
This trip is going to be epic- Art, Culture, Epicurean delights, and of course skiing and snowboarding galore!

We will be starting out in Sapporo- home of the famous beer and host of the 1972 Winter Olympics.

Japan is a land of contrast and diversity. While this itinerary covers major sightseeing spots definitely worth visiting, it also integrates lesser-known hidden gems of Japan. Enjoy the alluring diversity- traditional and modern culture of Japan, energetic big city and peaceful rural areas, and historical sites. Also, you will experience world-class powdery snow of Hokkaido, and Sapporo Snow Festival. On this itinerary, you will travel to Sapporo, Otaru, Furano, Takayama, Gokayama, Shirakawago, Kanazawa and Tokyo.

Click on the link to download all the details:
Japan Trip Details

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Mammoth Trips 2017
Arriba announces four Mammoth Mountain Ski Trips in anticipation of a stellar snow season in 2017. Three of these are Drive-Up trips using your own transportation and a one is a Charter Bus trip reserved for the Mammoth Elevation event in March 2017.

Drive up Trip 1 MLK Holiday Weekend
Dates: Friday January 13, 2017 through Monday January 16, 2017 (three Nights)
Early Bird Discount Price $250.00 due no later than November 2
Standard Price – $275.00 due in full no later than December 2
• Prices per person double occupancy
• Regular Cancelation Policies apply to all Pricing
• Space requested is Not Confirmed until full Payment is received
Location: Snowflower Condominiums – Minaret Road

Drive up trip 2 Late January Weekend
Dates: Thursday January 26. 2017 through Sunday, January 29, 2017 (three Nights)
Early Bird Discount Price $215.00 due no later than November 16
Standard Price – $240.00 due in full no later than December 16
• Prices per person double occupancy
• Regular Cancelation Policies apply to all Pricing
• Space requested is Not Confirmed until Payment is received
Location: Snowflower Condominiums – Minaret Road

Drive up Trip 3 Late February Weekend
Dates: Thursday February 23, 2017 through Sunday February 26, 2017 (three Nights)
Early Bird Discount Price $275.00 due no later than January 3
Standard Price – $305.00 due in full no later than February 3
• Prices per person double occupancy
• Regular Cancelation Policies apply to all Pricing
• Space requested is Not Confirmed until Payment is received
Location: Mammoth Creek Inn – Old Mammoth Rd.

Charter Bus Trip – Elevation Ski Week
Dates: Thursday March 16, 2017 through Sunday March 19, 2017 (three Nights)
Early Bird Discount Price $490 due no later than February 1
Standard Price – $540 due in full no later than March 1
• Prices per person double occupancy
• Regular Cancelation Policies apply to all Pricing
• Space requested is Not Confirmed until Payment is received
• Elevation Events may require additional costs and are not included
• Catered food and beverages are provided on the Bus both to and from Mammoth
• Continental breakfasts are provided in the condos
• One evening dinner is also provided by the club
Location: Mammoth Estates at the Village – 4 bedroom 3 bath Units

You can click on the link to download all the details:
Mammoth Trip Details

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TELLURIDE
Wednesday March 1 to Sunday March 5, 2016

This year we will be going to Telluride Gay Ski Week. From the Après Ski parties to the annual White Night Party, Telluride Gay Ski Week is quickly becoming one of the most popular gay events in the world. Huddled in a valley bordered by the regal peaks of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, Telluride Gay Ski Week unites the magic of Telluride with the European-style town of Mountain Village.

Breathtaking Telluride Ski Resort rises sharply above the historic village for which it is named. This challenging mountain with more than 147 runs and a 4,500-foot vertical drop (highest point is 13,150 feet) is one of western Colorado’s world-class facilities. And it’s in a laid-back, upscale, gay-friendly town with a number of stellar restaurants, inns, and shops.

The mountain enclave is nestled at 8,750 feet among the highest concentration of 14,000 foot peaks in North America. Historic buildings, quaint bakeries and local watering holes blend with luxury hotels, five star restaurants, sophisticated shops, and some of the finest spas in the world. Telluride’s trademark free gondola is the main source of transportation between downtown, the Mountain Village, and the slopes. There’s no traffic or long lines for shuttle busses- not even a single stoplight in the valley. A place like no other, Telluride is about exchanging responsibilities and hassles of everyday life for precious time to play, slowing down life’s pace to an easy stroll. Even with the refined atmosphere, it’s an unassuming, friendly spirit that typifies Telluride as a whole. Combined with an unmatched mountain destination, Telluride truly does provide freedom from the ordinary.

We’ll be staying at Bachman Village condominiums which are conveniently located close to the ski lift and to the center of town.

MAR 1
UA 1845
LAX- SFO 11:00A 12:24P
UA 5392
SFO- MTJ 1:00P 4:15P

MAR 5
UA 5410
MTJ-LAX 4:35P 5:45P

PRICING FOR GROUP ECONOMY AIR, LODGING, LIFT TICKETS, GROUND TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSFERS
1 Early Bird Sign–up by October 28: $1500 per person
2 Standard Sign-up by November 22: $1700 per person
3 Single room Supplement: Add $445
4 NO Air Option: Deduct $510
5 NO Lift ticket Option: Deduct $355
6 Trip Insurance: Add 6% of Trip cost

Includes:
• 3 Days of Skiing at Telluride
• Transfer from Airport to BACHMAN VILLAGE CONDOMINIUMS–

Bachman Village
Nestled in the quiet west end neighborhood of Bachman Village you are 200 yards from the ski slope, four blocks from the heart of town, and steps from the local grocery store. The amenities here include a fully equipped kitchen, washer-dryer, a gas or wood fireplace, and a deck or balcony. Wireless internet is included as well as some of the townhomes offer a private hot tub for your enjoyment.

Payment and Sign-Up Schedule:
Either email this
Trip Sheet
to Moises Cruz, OR, mail this Trip Application to the Attention of: Out-Of-State Trips
to the Arriba address listed below by the required dates.

Early Bird Payment Schedule
October 28 a deposit of $500 is due.
January 1 the trip balance is due.
Standard Sign-Up Payment Schedule
November 22 a deposit of $500 is due.
January 15 the trip balance is due.

Telluride Trip Application

Make your check payable to the “Arriba Ski Club” and mail to:
P.O. Box 69611
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Insurance Rates:
6% of trip cost

More Arriba trips coming soon.